yellowwood tree

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Related to yellowwood tree: Cladrastis lutea
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Synonyms for yellowwood tree

any of various trees having yellowish wood or yielding a yellow extract

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A childhood nurse named Pat (with a father named John and a brother named Vince); a precocious little girl who refuses to tolerate the egalitarianism of a group game with a ball; a fat professor of philosophy named Boime, killed in a car crash; a professor of Eastern religion named David Zilberman, killed by a car while riding his bicycle in Waltham, Massachusetts; Mary Snorak and Skermo and Jack in the poem named after them; and two yellowwood trees noticed so precisely and intensely that they matter more to the poet than any other trees, or matter differently--these are the things in G's poetry that resist abstraction most fiercely.